CouchDB Weekly News, September 1, 2016


Apache CouchDB 2.0 Release Candidate 4:

You can download the latest release candidate from Files with -RC in their name a special release candidate tags, and the files with the git hash in their name are builds off of every commit to CouchDB master.

We are inviting the community to thoroughly test their applications with CouchDB 2.0 release candidates. See the testing and setup instructions for more details.

Bonus: Testing a release candidate gives you the chance of winning one exclusive CouchDB 2.0 mug! To be eligible for receiving a mug, reports an as-of-yet-unknown issue with the latest release candidate in our bug report system or to the developer mailing list. These mugs won’t be available for sale and are for contributors to CouchDB 2.0 only!

Releases in the CouchDB Universe


Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

… and in the PouchDB Universe

CouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

Stack Overflow:

no public answer yet:

PouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

Use Case:

  • GRADE.O – Grade Tracker App created with Ionic, Angular.js, TypeScript and PouchDB

Stack Overflow:

no public answer yet:

For more new questions and answers about CouchDB, see these search results and about PouchDB, see these.

Get involved!

If you want to get into working on CouchDB:

  • We have an infinite number of open contributor positions on CouchDB. Submit a pull request and join the project!
  • Do you want to help us with the work on the new CouchDB website? Get in touch on our new website mailing list and join the website team! –
  • The CouchDB advocate marketing programme is just getting started. Join us in CouchDB’s Advocate Hub!
  • CouchDB has a new wiki. Help us move content from the old to the new one!
  • Can you help with Web Design, Development or UX for our Admin Console? No Erlang skills required! – Get in touch with us.
  • Do you want to help moving the CouchDB docs translation forward? We’d love to have you in our L10n team! See our current status and languages we’d like to provide CouchDB docs in on this page. If you’d like to help, don’t hesitate to contact the L10n mailing list on or ping Andy Wenk (awenkhh on IRC).

We’d be happy to welcome you on board!


Job opportunities for people with CouchDB skills

Time to relax!

  • “The Hydraulic Press Channel is quite soothing. Why YouTube exists, in my opinion.” – Hydraulic Press Channel
  • “I told myself I needed to at least attempt (keyword) to quiet my mind and enjoy what is meant to be this season of pure relaxation. I’m a worrier (I’m also a Cancer, if that makes my sensitive traits more understandable) and struggle with giving myself time to rest, so I knew I’d have to be increasingly aware of my attitude and stress levels.” – How I Finally Learned to Chill Out and Relax This Summer
  • “Everyone involved — children, parents, and nurses — preferred the tablet distraction method over the midazolam. Having a non-pharmacologic alternative to quell nerves made the operation ordeal easier to swallow.” – Playing an iPad game is just as soothing as sedatives
  • “Does this set the record for filmed footage with the greatest amount of bears eating the greatest amount of apples? Maybe! There’s no record for that.” – Watching bears devour apples is surprisingly relaxing
  • “…if you’re using the same mental activities to relax as you do to work, your brain isn’t really getting a rest. You might spend all day reading text on a screen at work and then try to relax by reading news sites or an ereader at home. You might like one of these activities more, but for your brain it’s still pretty much the same. To really relax, it’s better to find something that doesn’t resemble the work you do…” – Take Breaks That Don’t Use the Same Skills As Your Work For Better Relaxation

… and also in the news

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